Rob Segedin‘s second season with the Dodgers was sidelined by a pair of injuries.
What went right
During the World Baseball Classic Segedin was 3-for-13 with a home run, a double and three walks, hitting .231/.375/.538 for Italy.
“It puts you in a high-intensity, playoff-like atmosphere where every single pitch matters, and any game could be decided by any small event,” Segedin said. “It was truly one of the best experiences I've had in all of baseball.”
Segedin had 11 extra-base hits in his 25 games in Triple-A — seven doubles and four home runs — hitting .320/.347/.515 with 15 RBI.
What went wrong
Segedin missed a whopping 102 games over four months while dealing with multiple injuries. He was placed on the disabled list in April with a right big toe strain but then missed more time after suffering a right wrist injury during rehab in May that required surgery to remove bone spurs.
The right-handed Segedin was 8-for-31 against left-handers between the majors and minors, hitting .258/.324/.355, albeit in very limited duty.
Stats: 4-for-20 (.200), 2 doubles, 1 RBI in 13 games
Salary: unknown, but likely something near the major league minimum of $535,000, pro-rated for his time in the majors.
Game of the year
Segedin was 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI in a Sept. 25 win over the Padres at home.
Segedin has one year, 38 days remaining with two option years remaining, having used an option in 2017.